Download Google Maps When Traveling Remotely

If you have ever traveled to an area relying on Google Maps, only to find that there is no cell service, then you know how frustrating it can be.

Fortunately, you can use Google Maps in offline mode and it's relatively simple to do.

First, make sure that you have the latest version of Google Maps.

  1. Open Google Maps and make sure you're signed in and connected to the internet
  2. Type in the destination you want to save for offline use
  3. Tap on the three lines in the top left corner
  4. Tap on "Offline areas."
  5. Tap on the plus (+) sign in the bottom right corner.
  6. Type in a name for the offline area and tap "Download."

Once the download is complete, you will be able to access the map. If you're having trouble, click here to visit Google's support page for navigating offline.

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